Mary Burke Nicholas Washington


Age: 88

Summary: economist and widow of former Washington, D.C. mayor Walter E. Washington (d. 2003) who pioneered many roles for women and blacks in public life, notably heading a civilian panel in 1989 that criticized the New York City police over their clash with demonstrators in Tompkins Square Park.

Cause of Death: Sepsis

Born: July 6, 1926

Died: November 30, 2014

Arlington, Washingtin